Designed as an exceptional measure, ensuring security and international mobility is a priority objective in a special edition in which it celebrates its 40th Anniversary.
“House to House” and “Otros Lados” dig into issues and ideas that continue to shape policies, perspectives, and politics, especially timely with the approach of the 2020 election.
MIAMI - FROST ART MUSEUM INAUGURATES TWO EXHIBITIONS THAT EXPLORE SOCIAL JUSTICE ISSUES
The Fairfield University art museum in Connecticut will host the work of prestigious plastic artists from the last 30 years in Cuba under the exhibition title Archives of Consciousness: Six Cuban Artists
ARCHIVES OF CONCIOUSNESS – CUBA IN CONNECTICUT
Curated by Thais Rivitti. No-Man's-Land, title of the solo exhibition by Frederico Filippi at Galeria Leme, enounces the territory it tries to capture. We could call it Brazil, but the use of a proper name gives an impression of accuracy and distinction, as if we were talking about a delimited, already established and agreed on unit.
GALERIA LEME PRESENTS “TERRA DE NINGUÉM” BY FREDERICO FILIPPI
The Fundação Bienal de São Paulo announces a free digital program, mostly bilingual, conceived after the decision to postpone the group show of the 34th Bienal de São Paulo – Faz escuro mas eu canto [Though it is dark, still I sing] to 2021. Aimed at diverse audiences, activities range from live streams with curators and guests to mini courses and interviews with the artists at their studios, as well as actions focused on an education-related audience, in line with the institution's strong educational tradition.
BIENAL DE SÃO PAULO ANNOUNCES DIGITAL PROGRAM FOR THE NEXT 12 MONTHS
After completing their participation in BAphoto Live – both at the GaleryShow and with an exhibition "Pictures within pictures" in the PlayRoom section - the auction house Hilario - Artes Letras Oficios programmed a new edition of its online sales, this time with a strong presence of Latin American vintage photography.
IV HILARIO ONLINE AUCTION - ARTS, LITERATURE, CRAFTS
Curated by Ferran Barenblit, this exhibition explores the role of performativity and its repercussions in today’s artistic production.
BARCELONA – MACBA PRESENTS “ACTION: A PROVISIONAL HISTORY OF THE 90S”
Curated by Fernando Cocchiarale and Fernanda Lopes, the exhibition is part of Programa Intervenções, which commissions visual artists to create projects for external areas of the institution. The opening date, September 2 - date that marks two years of the tragic fire that destroyed the Museu Nacional - the work Noite de Abertura presents a video and a sculpture by Thiago Rocha Pitta, both newly commissioned.
THIAGO ROCHA PITTA PRESENTS NOITE DE ABERTURA, AN INTERVENTION AT THE MUSEU DE ARTE MODERNA DO RIO DE JANEIRO
apexart is accepting exhibition proposals for its NYC Open Call from October 1-31, 2020. The four winning proposals will become apexart exhibitions presented at apexart’s NYC space as part of its 2021-22 exhibition season. Curators, artists, writers, and creative individuals, regardless of experience level or location, are invited to submit a proposal online.
APEXART NYC OPEN CALL 2020-2021
Pinta Miami announces the cancelation of its 14th edition of its in-person fair due to the COVID 19pandemic. With the cancelation of the physical fair, they turn their efforts to a digital platform: Pinta Miami Virtual, launching on December 2nd through December 15, 2020.
PINTA MIAMI ANNOUNCES PINTA MIAMI VIRTUAL FOR DECEMBER 2020
Organized by Patricia Marshall, who has played an influential role in the formation of the collection, this international exhibition brings together works within four thematic sections: migration and liberty; the human body; its environment; and the irrepressible and forever incomplete passage of time.
COLECCIÓN JUMEX: ON THE RAZOR’S EDGE
Until January 2021, LaCa Projects presents Beachcomber, the gallery’s third solo exhibition of internationally acclaimed contemporary artist Carlos Estévez. Beachcomber is a multimedia exhibition consisting of over fifty artworks in painting, found object assemblage, and ceramics. View the exhibition and unveil a pivotal juncture in the continuous evolution of Carlos’ artistic process, with references to archetypal themes of metaphysics, transformation, and human spirituality.
LaCa PROJECTS PRESENTS CARLOS ESTÉVEZ: BEACHCOMBER
Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21) celebrates two decades of commissioning and collecting. The Commissions Book (Sternberg Press, 2020) is a vivid documentation of TBA21’s commissioning practice and the ethos of the foundation, which involves working directly with artists on some of the most urgent topics of our time.
THYSSEN-BORNEMISZA ART CONTEMPORARY: THE COMMISSIONS BOOK
Bergamin & Gomide and Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel inaugurate AAA – Anthology of Art and Architecture. Curated by Sol Camacho – urbanist, architect, Principal at RADDAR Architecture and Cultural Director of Instituto Bardi / Casa de Vidro — the exhibition features more than 100 works by Brazilian artists, architects and designers. The exhibition is held at Galpão, in São Paulo, until October 17, 2020 and marks the reopening of the gallery.
ANTHOLOGY OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE, A REFLECTION ON THE SOCIAL FUNCTION, METHODS AND HISTORY
The PlayRoom section was planned as a platform for four curatorial essays that offer different routes and experiences in relation to photographic production.
BAphoto LIVE PRESENTS PLAYROOM - "LINES OF VIRTUALITY"
After an extensive international search, the Biennale of Sydney announces Colombian curator José Roca as the Artistic Director of the 23rd edition of the Biennale, which will take place 12 March – 13 June 2022.
COLOMBIAN CURATOR JOSÉ ROCA APPOINTED AS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE 23RD BIENNALE OF SYDNEY (2022)
The Cartier Foundation presents the largest exhibition dedicated to the work of Brazilian photographer Claudia Andujar who, since the 1970s, has dedicated her life to the photography and defense of the Yanomami, one of the most important indigenous communities of the Brazilian Amazon.
CLAUDIA ANDUJAR: LA LUTTE YANOMAMI - FONDATION CARTIER POUR L’ART CONTEMPORAIN
The PlayRoom section was proposed as a platform for four curatorial essays that offer different routes and experiences in relation to photographic production.
BAphoto LIVE PRESENTS PLAYROOM - "CORRESPONDENCES"
BAphoto Live is coming to an end, having created a huge archive of talks, dialogues, round tables and guided visits with artists, curators, collectors, gallery owners, managers and specialized journalists. Available on its YouTube channel, the series of activities is publicly accessible and free.
MULTIMEDIA PLATFORM - BAphoto LIVETALK ARCHIVE
The collection of the Brazilian architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Pritzker Prize 2006, was integrated in the Archive of Casa da Arquitectura – Portuguese Centre for Architecture. The arrival of the entire Paulo Mendes da Rocha collection follows the donation, in 2015, of the National Coach Museum project and, in 2018, of a set of seven projects for the Brazilian Architecture Collection.
PAULO MENDES DA ROCHA'S COLLECTION AT PORTUGAL’S CASA DE ARQUITECTURA
The CineClub platform features a series of films recently produced within the Argentine scene. Conceived as a platform with motivation to highlight the relationship that cinema has in the field of photography and, even more so, in that of contemporary art, CineClub establishes a promotional space for national independent cinema. The programming consists of a total of six selected films. Three of them feature photographers, the other three are feature films made by artists who use the cinematographic medium as an exploration tool.
BAphoto LIVE –CINEMA, PHOTOGRAPHY AND CONTEMPORARY ART IN THE CINECLUB SECTION
The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin will present Expanding Abstraction: Pushing the Boundaries of Painting in the Americas, 1958 to 1983 in the Butler Gallery until January, 2021. The exhibition explores material, conceptual, and formal innovation in post-war abstract painting through the Blanton’s collection of modern and contemporary art from the United States and Latin America.
EXPANDING ABSTRACTION: PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF PAINTING IN THE AMERICAS, 1958 TO 1983 AT THE BLANTON MUSEUM
BAphoto Live presents Open File, an interviews program coordinated by Marina Oybin in which artists are invited to revisit the history of their images based on an anecdote or memory linked to their personal archive. In this case, the guest photographer is Musuk Nolte and the talk focuses on his series La Resistencia del Silencio (2012-2019) (The Resistance of Silence)
MUSUK NOLTE IN OPEN FILE #17 - BAphoto LIVE
On Saturday, September 12th, in Conversations with artists, photographer Graciela Iturbide and cultural journalist María Paula Zacharías will talk about the characteristics of Iturbide’s oeuvre and her career as an artist.
BAphoto LIVETALK #14 – IN CONVERSATION WITH MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHER GRACIELA ITURBIDE
La sección PlayRoom se planteó como plataforma para cuatro ensayos curatoriales que ofrecen diferentes recorridos y experiencias en relación a la producción fotográfica.
BAphoto LIVE PRESENTA PLAYROOM - “DONDE EL JAMÓN NO ERA JAMÓN”
Moderated by Francesca Bellini, this talk includes the participation ofBeth Colocci, curator and founding member of TATE's photography acquisitions committee, and Yasufumi Nakamori curator of international art (photography) of TATE.
ROUND TABLE AT BAphoto LIVE – AN INSTITUTIONAL LOOK ON COLLECTING PHOTOGRAPHY
The world is out of kilter. What form might international artistic and cultural exchange take on during a global pandemic? ifa Gallery Berlin takes advantage of this moment of immobility to place works from the ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) collection in a contemporary context.
BETWEEN PERU AND GERMANY- TIME GOES BY: REBECCA HORN AND ANTONIO PAUCAR
After closing on March 16, 2020 due to the pandemic health emergency, Americas Society Art Gallery will reopen to the public on September 30. Appointments will be available in one-hour slots, allowing groups of up to six people at a time into the gallery.
AMERICAS SOCIETY ART GALLERY ANNOUNCES ITS REOPENING FOR SEPTEMBER
View the exhibition Sur moderno: Journeys of Abstraction—The Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Gift and listen to the experts
MoMA - THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF ART IN LATIN AMERICA
"The Landscape, understood as the admirable natural space for its artistic/scenographic aspect, is experienced according to our ability to perceive: we see what we know"
PAISAJE SOBRE PAISAJE - OdA ART GALLERY PRESENTS ANDREA ALKALAY'S ARTWORK AT BAphoto LIVE
This is the first international exhibition of the artist, an essential reference of the art and culture of the Peruvian Amazon.
GALERÍA DEL PASEO PRESENTS THE WORK OF ANTONIO WONG RENGIFO AT BAphoto LIVE
The promotion of photography books that BAphoto had been carrying out in its previous editions is reinvented for this new edition. BAphoto Live presents PrintPreview, a sector dedicated to photobooks with the participation of Ediciones Larivière and Ediciones ArtexArte, in addition to a selection of fifteen contemporary photobooks from five guest self-managed publishers: Asunción, La Balsa, Sed, Sta. Rosa Editora and Vaciarte.
BAphoto LIVE PRESENTS PRINTPREVIEW: EDITORIAL SECTOR OF THE FAIR
Floating Utopias presents various inflatable media at Lunds konsthall, Sweden, accompanied by an intervention in urban space. The exhibition juxtaposes historical and contemporary works and shows how inflatables may be used in artistic and activist practices: formless bundles of material are instantly transformed into voluminous and communicational artworks. It is organized by curators Artúr van Balen, Fabiola Bierhoff and Anna Hoetjes and designed in collaboration with Agustina Pascotto and Jazmin Schenone.
FLOATING UTOPIAS, A CHRONICLE OF SPATIAL PRESENCE INCLUDING THE WORK OF TOMÁS SARACENO
From September 12 to October 24, 2020, this is Dalton Paula’s first solo exhibition in North America. Each portrait evokes a sense of visual discomfort which serves as a metaphor for what the artist experiences during his visits to quilombos: black communities enduring a daily struggle for better living conditions.
ALEXANDER AND BONIN PRESENTS DALTON PAULA: A KIDNAPPER OF SOULS
The Proyecto Especial Bicentenario (Special Bicentennial Project) announces the launch of the curatorial contest for the National Exhibition / Peru Bicentennial, which will be inaugurated in July 2021 in the temporary rooms of the Museo de Arte de Lima and the Museo Metropolitano de Lima. The exhibition will become the central event of a program that will include physical, virtual and traveling projects throughout the national territory, to commemorate the 200 years of the republic.
CURATORIAL OPEN CALL FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE NATIONAL EXHIBITION / PERU BICENTENNIAL
Curated by Yuko Hasegawa, this exhibition will take place until Septermber 27 in the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo. The title of the exhibition, Sometimes the river is the bridge, suggests the possibility of bestowing form and function onto formless things—like invisible rivers that may appear to be bridges with a particular form and function, when viewed from a different, alternative perspective.
ART AND SUSTAINABILITY- OLAFUR ELIASSON: SOMETIMES THE RIVER IS THE BRIDGE
The French artist presented an audiovisual installation titled Against the Drought of Signs at the National Museum of Fine Arts of Santiago within the exhibition “El Tercer Paisaje” (The Third Landscape) curated by Catalina Valdés for the 14th Media Arts Biennial: The Fourth World (2019-2020). The exhibition brought together artists whose work portrays an attentive view of the transformations of nature. Hence, Etienne de France's work was presented along with that of renowned artists Denise Lira-Ratinoff, Josefina Guilisasti, Jorge Tacla, Claudia González, Nicole L’Huillier, Maia Urstad, Sergio Larraín, and Sebastián Preece.
SYMBOLISM AND EMANCIPATION - ETIENNE DE FRANCE: AGAINST THE DROUGHT OF SIGNS
Glenda León is participating with a selection of her videowork in the group show From Havana with Love: The Glocal in Contemporary Cuban Art at Kunst und Kulturstiftung Opelvillen Rüsselsheim (Museum of Modern Art, Rüsselsheim, Frankfurt, Germany), curated Beate Kemfert, Robert Funcke and Tonel.
FROM HAVANA WITH LOVE: THE GLOCAL IN CONTEMPORARY CUBAN ART
BAphoto, the most important art fair specialized in photography in Latin America, transforms its annual face-to-face fair for the first time into a special online edition open to the global community. From September 1 to 15, you can access BAphoto Live, the content and marketing platform for photographic art designed especially for this edition.
BAphoto LIVE, DIGITAL PLATFORM DEDICATED TO WORLWIDE PROMOTION AND COMMERCIALIZATION OF PHOTOGRAPHY
This Saturday,August 29th, in Collection Dialogues, art collector Jean-Louis Larivière will talk with photographer and visual artista Gabriel Valansi about photography collections.
BAphoto LIVETALK #11 – IN CONVERSATION WITH ART COLLECTOR JEAN-LOUIS LARIVIÈRE
MUJERES EN ACCIÓN (Women in Action) proposes extensive research on the appropriation of public space, performances, collective actions and feminist struggles carried out by women in recent years.
MUJERES EN ACCIÓN - PROA FOUNDATION PUBLICATION ON COLLECTIVE CREATION AND URBAN SOCIAL MOVEMENTS
Curated by Clarissa Aidar to defy conservative fantasies of destruction during this dystopian turn of events, the exhibition brings together six new installations created by transgender women artists living in São Paulo who imagine what must we transform (ourselves into) in order to resist. Invoking metamorphosis as a collective strategy of survival, they nurture utopic, rebellious, and unbounded futures rising up from the present wreckage. Together with an extensive series of public programs, it intends to become a space of encounter, exchange and preparation for the here and now.
APEXART SÃO PAULO > THE DAY BEFORE THE FALL
Alfredo Guzmán and Isaac Perelman review their history and analyze the challenges in times of pandemic in an interview conducted by Verónica Flom.
DOT FIFTYONE GALLERY - 18 YEARS IN MIAMI
The National Museum of Fine Arts presents a series of programs, activities, virtual talks and exhibitions to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the renowned Argentine artist’s birth (1920-2020).
BUENOS AIRES – MUSEO NACIONAL DE BELLAS ARTES CELEBRATES LEÓN FERRARI’S CENTENARY
The show is part of MIA Galleries/Miami International Airport’s arts and exhibitions program. From August 29 – April 2021, the exhibition brings Caneca’s breathtaking photographs of pools in a collaboration with Fine Arts and Cultural Affairs of Miami-Dade Aviation Departmen
MARITZA CANECA “POOL SERIES” EXHIBITED AT THE MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Since State and City Officials announced New York City museums are permitted to reopen, MoMA has been dedicated to providing a safe environment for all with new safety protocols that follow CDC, New York State, and New York City guidelines. The Museum’s Flagship Store on 53rd Street and the MoMA Design Stores in Midtown and Soho are also open.
MoMA REOPENS TO THE PUBLIC ON AUGUST 27
On view 10 September – 31 October 2020, and organized in close collaboration with Hurtado earlier this year, the intimate exhibition Luchita Hurtado. Together Forever presents over thirty works from the 1960s through the present day in which she explored the self and the surrounding world as her primary subject. Many of these highly personal artworks – recent paintings of birth along with early works on paper that have remained largely private up to this point – will be on view to the public for the first time.
NEW YORK-BASED GALLERY HAUSER & WIRTH PRESENTS LUCHITA HURTADO. TOGETHER FOREVER
Until November 8, 2020, this exhibition examines artists working on the margins of modernism in the Americas and the Caribbean.
POPULAR PAINTERS & OTHER VISIONARIES – FIRST ONLINE EXHIBITION BY EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO
August 27–November 15, 2020. The new cultural foundation Kulturstiftung Basel H.Geiger (KBH.G) opens its permanent exhibition space in Basel, Switzerland with this group show curated by Yina Jiménez Suriel and Pablo Guardiola in coordination with the Caribbean Art Initiative.
BASEL AND THE CARIBBEAN – “ONE MONTH AFTER BEING KNOWN IN THAT ISLAND”
On July 28, a retrospective exhibition of the Canarian artist Concha Jerez (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 1941) was inaugurated at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Mounted in the Vault Room, the Protocol Room, the stone stairs and the third floor of the Sabatini Building, the project takes museum visitors on an extensive journey that goes from the 70s - the artist's formative years - to the present. Que nos roban la memoria (They steal our memory), curated by Joao Fernandes is, beyond its regressive nature, a reflection on the mechanisms of censorship and repression in the face of memory mechanisms. Ultimately, a historical review from collective memory and personal memory.
" QUE NOS ROBAN LA MEMORIA " CONCHA JEREZ AT THE REINA SOFÍA MUSEUM
Until August 29th, Los Angeles-based Steve Turner presents Herida Oscura (Dark Wound), a solo online exhibition by New York-based Carlos Martiel which features photographs that document a number of his performances over the last thirteen years.
CARLOS MARTIEL: HERIDA OSCURA IN STEVE TURNER GALLERY
Es Baluard Museu d’Art Contemporani de Palma presents the exhibition program that marks the new autumn season, starting on September 17, with Miguel Ángel Campano. Acentos y diferencia(Accents and Difference) and Teresa Margolles. La Piedra (The Stone). The expositions are curated by the Director of the Museum, Imma Prieto, and point towards pictorial research within artistic practices and reflection on contemporary urgencies such as migration, feminism and human rights.
ES BALUARD MUSEU - AUTUMN EXHIBITIONS WITH MIGUEL ÁNGEL CAMPANO AND TERESA MARGOLLES
Visual artist and doctoral student in Culture and Society at Universidade Federal da Bahia, Tiago presents, in his Works, a dive into the tensions and representations of Afro-Brazilian identities, understanding the dynamics that involve the production of history and memory.
SÃO PAULO-BASED GALERIA LEME ANNOUNCES THE REPRESENTATION OF TIAGO SANT'ANA
Six institutions in the Dallas Arts District and downtown Dallas jointly announce their plans to reopen. The Dallas Museum of Art and the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum will open to the public on August 14, and the Nasher Sculpture Center on August 20. The following month, the Crow Museum of Asian Art opens on the 15th, the Sixth Floor Museum in mid-September, and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science will soon confirm its reopening date. The six museums collaborated for several months to determine suitable reopening dates and new measures to ensure the health and safety of their employees and visitors.
REOPENING OF THE DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART AND OTHER CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS
David Castillo gallery announces Pepe Mar's summer residency in the Miami Design District, which is supported by Claire Breukel, Craig Robins, and Dacra. During this three-month studio residency, Pepe Mar presents Origin, an exhibition of new collage and assemblage works.
ORIGIN, PEPE MAR’S RESIDENCY EXHIBITION IN MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT
Wednesday, August 12th at 5 pm ET, join Americas Society Visual Arts on Instagram Live or Youtube for a new In the Studio with artist Marta Minujín in conversation with Aimé Iglesias Lukin, director and chief curator of Visual Arts. Every Wednesday this month, contemporary artists will dialogue with Americas Society about their work and practice.
TOMORROW: MARTA MINUJÍN LIVE WITH AMERICAS SOCIETY
Postponed before being reinvented online, Art Paris 2020, the modern and contemporary art fair, will be born again at the Grand Palais in a real-world version from September 10–13. It will be the first European cultural and commercial event of the season.
AN ACT OF RESISTANCE - ART PARIS, SEPTEMBER 2020
Crisis gallery, from Lima, announces that Andrés Pereira Paz has been shortlisted for the Future Generation Art Prize. Selected from over 11,700 entries by artists across almost 200 countries, the final list includes 21 artists and artist collectives. Shortlisted artists will be commissioned to create the new works on view in exhibitions at the Pinchuk Art Centre in Kyiv and the Venice Biennale.
ANDRÉS PEREIRA PAZ, BERLIN BIENNALE & FUTURE GENERATION ART PRIZE FINALIST
This is the Brazilian artists’ second solo exhibition with the gallery. Twin brothers Gustavo and Otavio Pandolfo will present a new body of paintings that delve further into their fantasy/dream world by exploring themes related to mysticism and science fiction. Utilizing repeated geometric motifs reminiscent of temple architecture and abstract patterns similar to those in Op Art, this exhibition will offer a heightened, multi-sensory experience that embraces the power of human imagination and the vast possibilities inherent in visually interpreting the subconscious.
PORTAL, OSGEMEOS’ SOLO EXHIBITION AT LEHMANN MAUPIN NEW YORK
The painter died Thursday of natural causes at her home in Santa Monica, a representative from her Hauser & Wirth gallery confirmed. Hurtado, named in the Time 100 list of most influential people, did not gain public recognition until a few years ago.
VENEZUELAN ARTIST LUCHITA HURTADO DIES AT 99
The Hilario Artes Letras Oficios gallery has organized its third online auction with heritage photography, paintings, sculpture, graphic work, silverware, traditional textiles, books, manuscripts and historical objects. The catalog with 52 lots can be found on the gallery's website, where each lot can be appreciated with various images and accompanying studies and texts.
3rd HILARIO ONLINE AUCTION - ARTS, LITERATURE AND CRAFT
Women Photographers International Archive (WOPHA) announces the selection of artists exhibited in The New Woman: Gender Discourse in the Development of Cuban Female Photography at the Biennale della Fotografia Femminile in Mantova, Italy.
THE NEW WOMAN. GENDER DISCOURSE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF CUBAN FEMALE PHOTOGRAPHY
On August 7 at 11 am Colombia time, the Museum of Modern Art of Bogotá (MAMBO), directed by Claudia Hakim, has organized a program within the framework of ARTBO Weekend for the launch of the book. In turn, the book was also released at the New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts
COLOMBIAN ARTIST FANNY SANÍN PRESENTS HER MONOGRAPH AT THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART OF BOGOTÁ
On Wednesday, August 12 at 2:00 pm, Espacio Ftalo reopens its doors with the group exhibition "Código de reunión” (Reunion Code), a forceful exhibition with paintings by the gallery’s artists Julio Alan Lepez, Diego Cirulli, Paz Bardi, Santiago Erausquin, Paula Cecci and Pablo Noce.
CÓDIGO DE REUNIÓN - REOPENING OF THE ESPACIO FTALO GALLERY IN BUENOS AIRES
Article commissioned by Y.ES Contemporary, part of the 2019 Y.ES Artist Academy focused on arts writing, program led by Gabriela Poma. An iniciative of the Robert S. Wennett and Mario Cader-Frech Foundation, Y.ES Contemporary creates opportunities for outstanding Salvadoran contemporary artists to advance their artistic practice and engage with artists, curators, collectors, gallerists and the media within and outside El Salvador.
BEHIND THE IMAGE OF THE INDIGENOUS IN THE VISUAL ARTS OF EL SALVADOR. AFTER A CONSTRUCTION FROM CONTRADICTION
July 2020 - The subsuelo gallery, in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina, presents the work of the Argentine photographer Matías Sarlo where the plain works as a motif, atmosphere and even character.
PORTRAIT OF A LANDSCAPE
It’s a unique, exclusive, historical document that will show, with the eyes of each of the photographers, the reality we are experiencing and that we do not know how it will evolve. It is a document with the force that only these radical movements can have that completely change our way of seeing and living life.
PAUSA, A PROJECT BY MEXICAN GALLERY PATRICIA CONDE WHERE “LITTLE THINGS BEGIN TO MATTER”
BAphoto presents Open File, a series of interviews coordinated by Marina Oybin in which the artists are invited to revisit the history of their images based on an anecdote or memory linked to their personal archive.
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) announced the expansion of its Art + Research Center, South Florida’s only museum-based research department, and its renaming to the Knight Foundation Art + Research Center (A+RC). The department’s new name commemorates a $2 million grant to ICA Miami from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation in 2018.
ICA MIAMI EXPANDS ITS RESEARCH DEPARTMENT WITH ITS RENAMING TO KNIGHT FOUNDATION ART + RESEARCH CENTER
The artist is presenting a group of works belonging to his Joint Effort series. Jose Dávila challenges his own practice to create site-specific sculptures from found objects on Cockatoo Island, the site of an early colonial quarry, a British convict precinct of incarceration, a place where ships were built for the Second World War, and now a protected UNESCO site.
TRAVESIA CUATRO ANNOUNCES JOSE DÁVILA'S PARTICIPATION IN THE 22ND BIENNALE OF SYDNEY
Cuban artist Aurora Molina is presenting with Bernice Steimbaum Gallery a participatory project with a commitment to raise awareness about the lives of the children separated from their parents at the border. All the faces stitched together to strengthen the very fabric of our own society.
SO (SEW) AMERICA CARES, A SOCIAL ART PROJECT BY AURORA MOLINA THAT INTERWEAVES PUBLIC SPHERES
Saturday, August 1, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Within the framework of its Residency Program, the Ecuadorian gallery conducts an Open Studio of Rocío Soria Díaz and Leonardo Jiménez, current artists selected in the project La Casa en el Aire. Thanks to its Covid-19 Common Emergency Fund campaign, the Casa en el Aire program offers access to housing and studio spaces for 2 artists residing in Ecuador from June to August. The project defends the positive effects that a basic access to housing and to the rent of spaces for studies could have on the artistic community.
THIS SATURDAY, NO LUGAR GALLERY OPENS ITS DOORS INTO ITS RESIDENT ARTISTS’ STUDIO
Currently on view, Fantasías Modulares presents a wide range of elements. Grinning triangles, lounging cows, and winking circles populate the vibrant, queer landscapes of Ad Minoliti’s imagined worlds. Trained as a painter, Minoliti draws on the rich legacy of geometric abstraction in her native country, Argentina, where geometry was used as a tool for picturing utopian alternatives. By combining abstraction with playful figuration, Minoliti upends familiar fairy tales, turning them on their head. She is particularly interested in disrupting pictorial cultural norms that uphold traditional views of sexuality and gender.
MASSACHUSETTS – ARGENTINE ARTIST AD MINOLITI EXHIBITS AT THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
An essay contest, virtual exhibitions and the presentation of illustrative materials, photographs and videos make up the program that will be presented between July 29, 2020 and July 29, 2021 by the Otero-Pardo Foundation in alliance with the ArtesanoGroup Foundation.
OPEN CALL AND TRIBUTE TO MERCEDES PARDO
Given the global scenario we’ve been going through, but without giving up on their commitment towards Latin American art, an online edition of PArC, Peru Arte Contemporáneo was carried out. Now, with the support of EFG Wealth Management, they present their catalogue
PArC – PERU CONTEMPORARY ART- PRESENTS ITS 2020 CATALOGUE
Article commissioned by Y.ES Contemporary as part of the 2019 Y.ES Artist Academy focused on arts writing, program led by Gabriela Poma. An iniciative of the Robert S. Wennett and Mario Cader-Frech Foundation, Y.ES Contemporary creates opportunities for outstanding Salvadoran contemporary artists to advance their artistic practice and engage with artists, curators, collectors, gallerists and the media within and outside El Salvador.
AESTHETIC RESISTANCE AS AN APPROACH TO THE AESTHETIC REGIME OF THE SALVADORAN ARTISTIC ENVIRONMENT
By Dalia Chévez: Workshop educator. Creator of alternative dynamics for artistic training. Bachelor in philosophy. Master in strategic communication management. Diploma in pedagogies of differences. Diploma in corporeality and technonarratives. Article commissioned by Y.ES Contemporary, part of the 2019 Y.ES Artist Academy focused on arts writing.
THE POSSIBILITIES OF PERFORMATIVITY TO RETHINK CURRENT LOCAL ART MUSEUMS OR DEVISE NEW ONES IN EL SALVADOR
Now in virtual format, the Bogotá-based gallery developed an immersive experience for the public to “visit” Economía del color (Color Economy) by the Colombian artist Luis Hernández Mellizo, and Songs for Fernanda, by Aldo Chaparro, born in Peru.
NUEVEOCHENTA GALLERY PRESENTS EXHIBITIONS OF ALDO CHAPARRO AND LUIS HERNÁNDEZ MELLIZO
New York - Lasting until next year, the museum's first national large-scale survey of Latinx contemporary art debuts with online artists' projects.
OBITUARIES OF THE AMERICAN DREAM IN EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO’S TRIEANAL “ESTAMOS BIEN”
For Colombian artists, under 35 and with an interest in pursuing a career in contemporary art. Open call until September 8.
BACÁNIKA PRESENTS THE 2020 ARTE JOVEN AWARD
The last exhibition by Juan Iribarren Scalamandre-Pfizer, which took place at the Carmen Araujo Arte Gallery in Caracas, was a "visual essay", a work that brought together different "means" and "ways" of image production, and took the form of an exercise (and also a game) of connections: coming and going, confluences and dispersions. A “visual essay” that, on the one hand, manages to synthesize in an “event” a large part of the artist's pictorial interests, and on the other, narrates a transit, a move.
JUAN IRIBARREN: SCALAMANDRE-PFIZER - PHOTOGRAPHS, PAINTINGS AND PRINTED IMAGES
Dot Fiftyone, a Miami based gallery, announces a Virtual Talk between artist Anastasia Samoylova and David Company, Managing Director of Programs at the International Center of Photography (ICP) New York, on Thursday July 16, 12 pm EST (1 pm ARG). They will engage in a conversation about Samoylova’s photographic work and current exhibition ‘FloodZone’, on view at the gallery.
DOT FIFTYONE PRESENTS ANASTASIA SAMOYLOVA'S EXHIBITION IN A VIRTUAL TALK WITH DAVID CAMPANY
Open call for 30 grants of $50,000 until July 20.
LAST DAYS TO APPLY FOR THE ARTEXARTE GRANT FOR VISUAL ARTISTS
Étant donnés Contemporary Art is the only French-American fund for contemporary art. Initiated by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and FACE Foundation, with the support of leading partners and sponsors, it aims to foster collaborations between visual artists, curators and institutions on both sides of the Atlantic. These are the 15 grantees for this year:
2020 ÉTANT DONNÉS CONTEMPORARY ART GRANTEES
Sailing through the wake of abstract expressionism into recycled cinema and afterwards into object-oriented and performance-based destructivist art, Raphael Montañez Ortiz has spent more than six decades at the forefront of American postwar art. Virtual Book Launch: July 22, in conversation with Raphael Montañez Ortiz, Patrick Charpenel, Juan Sanchez, Chon Noriega, and others.
EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO PRESENTS “RAPHAEL MONTAÑEZ ORTIZ, A MONOGRAPH”
Now in its third year, the Fellowship honors ten artists and cultural producers working at the intersection of migration, public space, and the arts. From Brazil, Botswana, Jamaica, Nigeria, Palestine, St. Croix, Syria, Tlingít Aaní, the United States, and their respective diasporas, the fellows each receive an 80,000 USD stipend to realize an ambitious project over the next 18 months.
THE OPEN SOCIETY FOUNDATIONS ANNOUNCE THE 2020 SOROS ARTS FELLOWS
Design and ideas competition to reimagine museums as a radical form of climate action Application deadline: September 15, 2020
INTERNATIONAL OPEN CALL: REIMAGINING MUSEUMS FOR CLIMATE ACTION
An unprecedented series of three auctions, conducted remotely by Chairman and auctioneer Oliver Barker in London, took bids from Sotheby's specialists on phone banks in New York, Hong Kong & London, as well as online bidders. The ongoing sales were gloablly live streamed, and it was led by Francis Bacon’s “Triptych Inspired by the Oresteia of Aeschylus”, sold for $84.6 Million
NEW AUCTION RECORD AT SOTHEBY’S FOR WIFREDO LAM AT $9.6 MILLION FOR HIS OMI OBINI
Pat Steir: Artist, directed by Mexico City-born novelist and filmmaker Veronica Gonzalez Peña about the life of artist Pat Steir, was released on digital platforms. It is distributed by Giant Pictures, a digital distributor for independent filmmakers.
PAT STEIR: ARTIST, A DOCUMETARY FILM BY VERONICA GONZALEZ PEÑA
This solo exhibition highlights women as a corrective to dominant historical narratives that excluded their role as factory workers, and suggests parallels with current struggles against gender inequality. Available until January 17, 2021, itwas organized by guest curator Kate Bonansinga in collaboration with Amara Antilla, Senior Curator at Contemporary Arts Center.
CINCINNATI’S CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER PRESENTS SOUNDING LABOR, SILENT BODIES BY MEXICAN ARTIST TANIA CANDIANI
On Saturday, July 25th, Gabriela Rangel, Art Director at the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), discussed her institutional projects in the museum with Francisco Medail, Art Director at BAphoto.
BAphoto – LIVETALK #06. CURATORIAL DISCOURSES WITH GABRIELA RANGEL AND FRANCISCO MEDAIL
Under the direction of Katya Cazar, in the 15th edition of the Cuenca Biennial, eleven women artists with a long history in contemporary art participate in this exhibition in times of pandemic (a necessary curatorial exercise that reflects on the closure of the tangible and intangible, the everyday and the symbolic). A bet on resistance and creation in complex present times.
GALERÍA DEL INFINITO ANNOUNCES MATILDE MARÍN’S PARTICIPATION IN THE CUENCA BIENNIAL
To think everything over again, a virtual exhibition by Buenos Aires based gallery Rolf Art, presents contemporary elements along those of Argentine history that the curator, Andrea Giunta, organizes in 6 chapters. Each one of them delves into different concepts regarding the excluded and the hidden, the relationships with life, with absence, with the closeness and distance of affections with the new forms of daily life and the State. […] In this scenario, feminism emerges to observe global change, contemporary notions of community, the crisis of anthropocentric models and of human exceptionalism.
THE SCOPE OF FEMINISM IN THE ARTISTIC FIELD – ROLF ART THINKS EVERYTHING OVER AGAIN
Montevideo - The new podcast channel is developed entirely by the ESTE ARTE team, curated by Laura Bardier and led by Elisa Valerio, and is part of the Cultural Program of the ESTE ARTE International Art Fair, with activities and cultural programs developed throughout the year.
ESTE ARTE LAUNCHES A NEW CULTURAL INICATIVE: ESTE PODCAST
Latitude is an angle which ranges from 0° at the Equator to 90° at the poles. Lines of constant latitude, or parallels, run east–west as circles parallel to the equator and never touch. In Latitudes // Parallels, Juana Valdes utilizes the strategies of anthropological research to consider how the legacy of colonization is entrenched in institutions, hierarchies and, most importantly, objects.
MIAMI - art@work PRESENTS LATITUDE // PARALLELS BY JUANA VALDES
Nature, darkness and portals to other posible worlds are all present in this artist’s oeuvre.
CASA TRIÂNGULO PRESENTS BOTH COMFORTING AND DISTURBING ARTWORKS BY THIAGO ROCHA PITTA
Born in Buenos Aires in 1932, Paksa died on July 5, 2020. The artist dedicated much of her career to the intersection between art and technology that, in her own words, had become the pillars of her life. Throughout her career she ventured into different techniques such as sculpture, drawing, design, installations, painting, objects, digital art and video-art.
MARGARITA PAKSA, PIONEER OF CONCEPTUAL ART IN ARGENTINA, DIED AT 88 YEARS OLD
Argentina Performance Art is the first and only digital platform dedicated exclusively to theoretical research on Performance Art in Argentina.
OPEN CALL AND NEW ARGENTINE RESEARCH PLATFORM ON PERFORMANCE ART
Claire Breukel is the Curator for Dacra, where she’s responsible for managing Dacra’s diverse and expansive cultural programming in the Miami Design District.
CLAIRE BREUKEL “THE WAY ARTISTS PUSH US TO THINK OUTSIDE OF OUR COMFORT ZONE IS WHAT DRIVES ME”
A satellite exhibition in Miami’s Design District celebrates contemporary Latin American artists Verónica Vázquez (1970, Uruguay), Pablo Rasgado (1984, Mexico), Artur Lescher (1962, Brazil) and Túlio Pinto (1974, Brazil).
PIERO ATCHUGARRY PRESENTS (t, x, y, z) - 4 LATIN AMERICAN SCULPTORS IN 4 DIMENSIONS
Open now until July 25th, PLACE Miami - Preview Edition is an art + design pop up exhibit in the heart of the Miami Design District, featuring the work of Vivian Carbonell (furniture design), Gavin Perry (painting), Tawnie Silva (textile) and Hush Fell (video).
PLACE PROJECT GROUP LAUNCHES EXHIBIT IN THE MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT TO CELEBRATE THE REOPENING OF CULTURAL EVENTS
Join Portrait Gallery curator Dorothy Moss for a conversation with artists María Magdalena Campos-Pons and Jeffrey Gibson about issues of identity and strategies for reinserting BIPOC histories into museum spaces through live performance and object making. Presented by PORTAL, the National Portrait Gallery’s Scholarly Center.
THE SMITHSONIAN’S NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY PRESENTS IDENTIFY, A WEBINAR WITH MARÍA MAGDALENA CAMPOS PONS AND JEFFREY GIBSON
The chosen artwork is Entierro from the DECIERTO series (2011), a digital Print on cotton paper of 80 x 180 cms.
MUSUK NOLTE NOMINATED IN Ch.ACO ART FAIR FOR THE EFG LATIN AMERICA ART AWARD
On view 24 June - 15 November, 2020, the exhibition is curated by Roland Wetzel. It features the upcycling of death instruments into musical instruments
BASEL’S MUSEUM TINGUELY PRESENTS MEXICAN ARTIST PEDRO REYES: RETURN TO SENDER
This is the gallery’s first solo exhibition of Monterroso, and it is accompanied by a curatorial text by art historian Isabela Villanueva.
SICARDI | AYERS | BACINO PRESENTS THREADS OF MEMORY BY GUATEMALAN ARTIST SANDRA MONTERROSO
In order to have its realization made possible in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Biennial 12 Feminine(s): visualities, actions and affects had to be reset in a new way, allowing significant exchanges and reflections even without physical space
MERCOSUR BIENNIAL REINVENTED: MAKING ART CIRCULATE IN TIMES OF SOCIAL DISTANCE
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STERNBERG PRESS AND e-flux PUBLISH LUIS CAMNITZER’S ONE NUMBER IS WORTH ONE WORD
How do you portray crisis situations in an accessible way? Artist Francis Alÿs and curator Hilde Teerlinck are looking for an answer to this question in the Belgian pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2022.
FRANCIS ALŸS, BASED IN MEXICO, WILL REPRESENT BELGIUM IN THE BIENNALE DI VENEZIA
Martín Reyna, Del Infinito gallery, is one of the eight artists who is part of the collective exhibition Champ Libre at the Clairefontaine Chapel Art Center, curated by Raphaël Ocampo.
FRANCE - MARTÍN REYNA IN BLACK AND RED
PARIS - the musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac presents an exhibition which includes important Latin-American artists: José Luis Cuevas, José-Alejandro Restrepo, Rosangela Renno, Yoshua Okon, Mario García Torres and Carlos Garaicoa
“THE GAZE AND THE INFINITE RELATION BETWEEN THINGS BELONG TO YOU”
The series presents a short film every week—all of them freely available online. You can watch them here:
AIMING TO BRING US CLOSER, A SPECIAL SERIES IS PRESENTED BY THE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OBERHAUSEN AND E-FLUX
How can one reimagine kurimanzutto after its 20 years of existence? How can one propose a different way of experiencing time? What place does the gallery occupy in the world, the country, and within each of the communities to which it belongs? What permeates its surroundings and what will shape its future? Art asks questions, it doesn’t give answers. Over the course of 2020, kurimanzutto will formulate questions that have emerged after having undergone various cycles.
KURIMANZUTTO PRESENTS SIEMBRA, WHERE 8 ARTISTS DELVE INTO SYNERGY AND SYMBIOSIS
The Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (maat) inaugurated on June 10 a new season under its new director Beatrice Leanza with a museum-wide architecture intervention commissioned to the New York based studio SO – IL of Florian Idenburg and Jing Liu.
PROTOTYPING AND REOPENING THE MUSEUM: EPHEMERAL ARCHITECTURE IN LISBON
Confinement Sessions. Artistic Projects Marathon is a program of the MAMM (Museum of Modern Art of Medellín) to give visibility to the artistic practices that occur in the local scene. The broadcast will take place on Sunday, June 14 on the Museum's YouTube channel starting at 3 in the afternoon. 30 projects by visual, sound, electronic, audiovisual and performance artists from the Valle de Aburrá Metropolitan Area participate.
THE MAMM PRESENTS AN ARTISTIC PROJECTS MARATHON CARRIED OUT BY ARTISTS IN CONFINEMENT
Fundación Proa of Buenos Aires inaugurates together with the collaborative project Artists’ Film International a new OnLine edition. From May 14 to September 20, 2020 Proa presents a selection of artists who explore the limits of video art, addressing LANGUAGE as a theme. There’s a new film every Thursday on the PROA website
DARKNESS AND VERTIGO - VIDEO ART AND GEOLOGY IN A PRESENTATION BY PROA
Over the course of its fifty year history, El Museo del Barrio has published numerous exhibition catalogues and brochures in keeping with the institution’s commitment to education and the promotion of Latino arts and culture.
LATINO ARTS AND CULTURE FROM THE ARCHIVES OF EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO
On Friday, June 19, join an Art Basel Virtual Talk with Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director of Serpentine Galleries in London, and Cecilia Vicuña, whose artistic practice engages with critical issues of environmental justice.
CECILIA VICUÑA & HANS ULRICH OBRIST: ON ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
BAphoto, the most important Latin American art fair specialized in photography, creates a virtual platform where conversations will be held between important artists, curators, collectors, gallery owners and museum directors from local and international circles, who will reflect on different aspects of photography and contemporary art.